Sustainability Manager Jobs – Touton

Job Title:    Sustainability Manager
Organization: Touton
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Sustainability
Director Coffee, Geneva
About US:
Touton is a leading agro-industrial actor.  Our know-how builds on over 150 years’
experience of providing our customers with high quality commodities and
services. n addition to delivering responsibly-sourced cocoa, coffee, vanilla
and natural ingredients, we are now increasing our engagement in
commodity-producing countries through processing operations in cocoa.
Job Summary: The Sustainability
Manager will implement the company’s coffee sustainability vision providing a
meaningful future for coffee growing communities and direct benefit to
biodiversity.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
        
Drive objectives and metrics for key programs of
Touton Sustainability Plan in Uganda
        
Develop and manage projects (e.g. impact
assessments, budgets and reporting)
        
Collaborate with partners to ensure efficient
implementation of joint sustainability programs – Touton, suppliers,
Governmental offices (UCDA, Narcori, NFA, etc), NGOs ( GCP, USAID, Solidaridad,
aBi, GIZ etc)
        
Through field presence, increase Touton voice in
coffee policy discussions and enhance origin government relations
        
Ensure the effective on-the-ground roll out and
coordination of all initiatives, building local ownership by working closely
with UCDA.
        
Work across stakeholders to build and deliver
Touton Service delivery model in Uganda – helping to establish local
capabilities, liaise with relevant ministries to ensure partnership and project
success, work with national and local governments on building an effective
intervention strategy.
        
Regular travel within Uganda to work with
partners and abroad
        
Support internal and external communications on
Touton sustainability initiatives



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
        
The applicant must hold an academic
qualification in Business Administration, Food Science, Nutrition, Public
Health or related field preferred; Master’s level desirable
        
Five to eight years of relevant work experience
        
The successful candidate will have a background
or experience in the areas of rural development in Coffee growing communities,
resilience & income diversification, food security, sustainable coffee
farming (good farming practices, service provision, business development services,
certification, deforestation & intensification), women’s/children’s issues,
health & nutrition and other social issues.
        
Ability to work both independently and on a
large global team, show demonstrated success in working with governments’
agencies and NGOs, project development and management
        
Excellent verbal, presentation and writing
skills.
        
Availability to travel (in-country) 20 – 30% of
time
        
Ability to obtain travel visa if needed
        
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
applications including PowerPoint skills
        
Proven communication skills in English and
French is a plus
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send in English, a cover
letter with their motivation and an updated CV including references, to ug.merchant@touton.org
Deadline: Friday, 16th
March 2018 by 5:00pm.
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